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The birth of boards – and who we have to thank

Monty Python tragics will fondly remember the ‘What have the Romans ever done for us?’ moment in ‘The Life of Brian’ and the same can be asked of those we probably love to hate the most – the British.

They gave us – in no particular order of importance – things like cricket, the steam locomotive, the jet engine, the telephone, the television, the postage stamp, the smallpox vaccine, bangers and mash…the list goes on.

And we also have them to thank – or curse – for giving us boards.
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